56 days in Vietnam Itinerary

56 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Halong Bay
— 4 nights
2
Nha Trang
— 5 nights
3
Da Lat
— 5 nights
4
Con Son
— 4 nights
5
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 5 nights
6
Ho Chi Minh City
— 6 nights
7
Hoi An
— 7 nights
8
Hue
— 5 nights
9
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 4 nights
10
Ninh Binh
— 2 nights
11
Hanoi
— 7 nights

4
nights
Halong Bay

Halong Bay encompasses a cluster of verdant limestone islets that jut out from the sea and make up an enchanting setting recognized as a World Heritage Site.
Change things up with these side-trips from Halong Bay: Cat Ba (Trung Trang Cave, Cat Ba Island, &more) and Clock Tower Roundabout (in Ha Long). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the fascinating underground world of Sung Sot Cave, take an in-depth tour of Bảo Tàng Quảng Ninh, and explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Halong Bay day trip app.

London, UK to Halong Bay is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight, car, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Halong Bay is 7 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cat Ba, Clock Tower Roundabout
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 12:
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Cat Ba Island ©
Cat Ba Island

5
nights
Nha Trang

On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
Spend the 13th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Po Nagar Cham Towers, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, find something for the whole family at VinWonders Nha Trang, and view the masterpieces at Long Thanh Photo Studio.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Nha Trang online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Halong Bay to Nha Trang takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of car and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the bus to Da Lat.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 17:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers
VinWonders Nha Trang ©
VinWonders Nha Trang

5
nights
Da Lat

Da Lat ©
While often referred to as "City of a Thousand Flowers," "City of a Thousand Pines," and "City of a Thousand Palms," you'd be right in thinking that numbers far greater than a thousand have given Da Lat its reputation as a fertile agricultural heartland.
Da Lat is known for nature, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Pine Track Adventures, push the limits with an extreme tour, make a trip to Crazy House, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Tàu - Thiên Vương Cổ Sát.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Da Lat online route maker.

Traveling by bus from Nha Trang to Da Lat takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Con Son.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 22:
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Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Chùa Tàu - Thiên Vương Cổ Sát ©
Chùa Tàu - Thiên Vương Cổ Sát

4
nights
Con Son

Taking a vacation in Con Son is like stepping back in time, with the island of around 5,000 people offering a glimpse into what life in Vietnam was like before television and other modern conveniences arrived.
Con Son is known for wildlife, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, contemplate the waterfront views at An Hai Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ong Dung Beach, and stroll the grounds of Hang Duong Cemetary.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Con Son travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Da Lat to Con Son takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, train, bus, car, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Con Son

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 26:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Van Son Pagoda ©
Van Son Pagoda
Hang Duong Cemetary ©
Hang Duong Cemetary

5
nights
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong ©
A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Get out of town with these interesting Duong Dong side-trips: Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc (in Ganh Dau) and Kim Quy Island (in An Thoi). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Archipelago Anthoy, make a trip to Dinh Cau Rock (Cua Temple), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and get in on the family fun at Happy Farm PQ.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Duong Dong trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Con Son to Duong Dong in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Duong To, Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc, Kim Quy Island, Happy Farm PQ
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 31:
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Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy
Happy Farm PQ ©
Happy Farm PQ
Dinh Cau Rock (Cua Temple) ©
Dinh Cau Rock (Cua Temple)

6
nights
Ho Chi Minh City

Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
On the 2nd (Sun), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, and ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City holiday planner.

You can fly from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. In July in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 6:
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

7
nights
Hoi An

Hoi An ©
Indisputably one of Vietnam's most atmospheric destinations, Hoi An contains a World Heritage-listed old town boasting over 2,000 years of culture and history.
Take a break from Hoi An with a short trip to Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture in Da Nang, about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, make a trip to Japanese Covered Bridge, stop by Rubin Cloth Shop, and explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Hoi An trip builder app.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Hoi An, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Da Nang
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 13:
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

5
nights
Hue

Nestled on the banks of the Perfume River, the city of Hue remains most famous as the former home of the Nguyen Dynasty, the influence of which remains evident in local palaces, temples, forts, and museums.
Spend the 15th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Imperial City, take in the views from Thanh Toan Bridge, make a trip to The Flag Tower, and look for gifts at Healing the Wounded Heart Shop.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hue trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Hoi An to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Hue can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 18:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

4
nights
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park ©
Marked by underground rivers, famous caves, limestone cliffs, and tropical rainforests, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park wows visitors with a spectacular range of landscapes and wildlife.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is known for nature, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: experience rural life at The Duck Stop, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo), explore the fascinating underground world of Hang Toi (Dark Cave), and explore the activities along Suoi Nuoc Mooc.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip builder tool.

You can drive from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Ninh Binh.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 22:
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The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves

2
nights
Ninh Binh

A fairly nondescript town, Ninh Binh acts as a base for explorations of the province of the same name, with the karst landscape and lush valleys that surround the town offering a wealth of scenic vistas of rice paddies and rugged rocks.
On the 23rd (Sun), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thenstop by Minh Trang Handmade, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On your second day here, Head underground at Trang An Grottoes and then stroll through Van Long Nature Reserve.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ninh Binh trip tool.

Drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ninh Binh in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Spas
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 24:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trang An Grottoes ©
Trang An Grottoes
Spas

7
nights
Hanoi

Hanoi ©
The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
On the 26th (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), get outside with Outdoor Activities, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and get engrossed in the history at Ho Chi Minh Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanoi road trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Ninh Binh to Hanoi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. On the 31st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 31:
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Authentic Bat Trang ©
Authentic Bat Trang
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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